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How do I become a member? Membership is free to all Maryland Residents, and available to non-residents for a fee. Apply for membership at the circulation desk in any of our branches by filling out and signing our membership form and showing your driver's license or other form of identification that shows your residence. We will provide you with a library card you can use to borrow materials and access online resources.

How do I get books that aren't listed in your catalog? If you're in the library you can ask at the reference desk. Many times we can borrow books from other libraries or consider whether to purchase a copy for our library. From home, you can give us a call or fill out our online form to suggest a title.

Can I use my laptop's wireless connection at the library? Yes you can. Further details are available on our Services page.

Do you accept donations of __________? We gladly accept many types of donations. For further information on donating to the library, see the Support Your Library page.

How much does __________ cost? Please see our complete Fee Schedule here.

Do you have technology classes at the library? Yes, there are several options. For immediate self-directed help, we have an online tutorial. We also offer a series of classes introducing beginners to using a computer and the Internet. Call the library and ask to be added to the waiting list for future sessions. Classes are typically held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Chestertown Branch. Registration is required, but all classes are free of charge. In addition, we offer a Digital Drop-In on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 4pm -- bring your devices and questions!

How do I use the catalog? Please see our Catalog FAQ page here.